Forestry Innovation Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. (FII India) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) Canada, a crown agency of British Columbia’s (B.C.) government. Natural Resources Canada, the Canadian federal government, is also a supporter of the office (NRCan). Thus, Canadian Wood, a brand of FII India, was launched in 2013 to promote British Columbia, Canada as a global provider of high-quality, ecologically friendly wood products sourced from sustainably managed forests.
Also, under the Canadian Wood brand, the FII India team raises awareness of B.C. wood products through seminars, exhibitions, networking events, and media outlets. Additionally, its wood experts help top manufacturers, builders/developers, architects, and interior designers choose the proper species and grades of Canadian wood for their projects. Moreover, the business development team at FII India assists Indian wood importers by discovering and linking them with B.C. lumber producers in order to ensure a consistent supply of species.
The Company In India
To further the objectives of promoting sustainable wood in India, Canadian Wood was established in 2013 to promote B.C., Canada as a global supplier of quality, environmentally-responsible wood products from sustainably managed forests. As a result, its team of wood experts assists leading manufacturers, builders/developers, architects, and interior designers in identifying the right species and appropriate grades of its wood for their projects. In addition, FII India’s business development team supports Indian wood importers by identifying and connecting them with the B.C. lumber companies for a steady supply of its wood species.
Types of Products- Canadian Wood
Broadly speaking, the following are the wood species available:
- Douglas Fir
- Western Red Cedar
- Yellow Cedar
- Western Hemlock
- Spruce Pine Fir (SPF)
Canadian wood species remain rated according to their intended end-use for a particular application.
Market for appearances
The durability, texture, colour, and amount of clear lumber are all essential factors in the appearance market.
Market structure of Canadian Wood species
Lumber grades are applied to each piece of lumber manufactured for the structural market. Also, this ensures that the buyer receives a product that remains consistently evaluated to a standard.
The size, location of defects, and usefulness of the piece of lumber are all factors in determining the grade. Also, the purpose of the grading system is to ensure that timber products meet certain criteria and performance standards.
Structural lumber moisture content
Structural lumber remains available in precisely defined sizes and dries to an average moisture content of 19 percent.
Non-structural lumber moisture content in Canadian Wood species
Lumber for non-structural applications, such as doors, furniture, millwork, and so on, remains dried to a reduced moisture content (avg. 10-14 percent). Also, depending on the needs of the customer, it is also available unseasoned.
Canadian Wood Customer Care Number : +91-22-49221600